Add extra living space to your house by planning a comfortable porch. Whether you are looking for front porch ideas or tips for a back porch, you'll find plenty of design inspiration from our favorite spaces. Learn how to furnish and decorate an existing porch, plus see how a porch addition can add extra living space to your home and give your home exterior a fresh facade.

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A Ranch Exterior Makeover Capitalizes on Mountain Views and Laidback Porch Living
A Utah couple updates a boxy ranch with a deep front porch that invites friends, family, and even local wildlife. 
5 Affordable Screen Porch Ideas for Your Home
A screened-in porch is a great space to relax and entertain guests in your home. Here's how to build one that's actually affordable.
How to Clean Porch Screens for Spotless Views
Spruce up your screened-in porch with these easy cleaning tips.
How to Paint a Porch for Upgraded Outdoor Living
Your home is just a few days away from major curb appeal. Revive your wood porch with a fresh coat of paint. The key to a smooth finish? A deep clean and plenty of prep. We'll show you how with our step-by-step tutorial for painting a porch.
The 7 Best Outdoor Rugs for Patios, Porches, and Decks
These top-rated rugs are durable, spill-proof, and available just in time for spring.

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How to Build a Porch Swing
Turn your porch into a second living room with a DIY porch swing.
How to Install Porch Screens for Breezy Outdoor Living
Let in the breeze and keep bugs out with our step-by-step instructions for building a screened-in porch.
A Salvage Chic Outdoor Room

Vintage finds create a shabby-chic look on this cozy porch.